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Poor Industrial Hygiene Causes Chemical Plant Explosion INDUSTRIAL Expert Case

Poor Industrial Hygiene Causes Chemical Plant Explosion

This case involves several explosions that occurred at a chemical plant in Michigan. A dangerous rainstorm forced the plant’s employees to evacuate the facility, leaving behind hazardous and toxic chemicals with no supervision. These chemicals required ref …

Technician Loses Arm In Conveyor Belt Accident INDUSTRIAL Expert Case

Technician Loses Arm In Conveyor Belt Accident

…  who was a conveyor belt splicing technician at an industrial packaging factory. While the plaintiff was working, the sleeve of …

Fuel Industry Veteran Opines On Technology Patent Dispute INDUSTRIAL Expert Case

Fuel Industry Veteran Opines On Technology Patent Dispute

This case involves an intellectual property dispute between two fuel companies over gasoline blending. The patent in question allowed for the accurate blending of the gasoline at the point of distribution based on its volatility level. An expert in the fi …

Engineering Design Flaw Blamed For Brewery Construction Complications INDUSTRIAL Expert Case

This case involves the design and construction of a microbrewery in Massachusetts. The microbrewery project director hired a construction company who claimed to have extensive experience designing and constructing this type of facility. The constructio …

Crane Welder is Killed By Falling Steel Beam INDUSTRIAL Expert Case

Crane Welder is Killed By Falling Steel Beam

This case involves the death of a crane welder who was crushed by a steel beam at a crane manufacturer and structural steel facility. The welder was operating an overhead crane by remote control when a steel beam fell and killed him. It was alleged that t …

Substandard Industrial Safety Blamed For Commercial Aircraft Fire INDUSTRIAL Expert Case

…  in a commercial aircraft fire. The fire occurred at an industrial gas dispensing station. As one of the pilots was dispensing the gas, …  any other device on site to prevent spark. An expert in industrial safety was sought to opine on the liability for this accident as …

Unsupervised Employee Seriously Injured By Industrial Machinery INDUSTRIAL Expert Case

This case involves an employee that was initiating a wash-out for a filling machine. He was left alone to perform this task with no direction from the manager in spite of the fact that he had no formal training in this process. The employee removed the …